Month: January 2009

The Real Price of Gold: National Geographic

Below is a recent article, The Real Price of Gold by Brook Larmer from National Geographic Magazine. ¬†The article gives readers an insightful ¬†introduction to the environmental and social issues confronting the gold mining industry. The Real Price of Gold By Brook Larmer Like many of his Inca ancestors, Juan Apaza is possessed by gold. […]


Metal Mining: just a few basics

Below are a few basic facts about metals mining that Page & I gathered as part of our research when we started Bario-Neal. In other posts you can find more information about the recycled metals and ethically-sourced stones that we use, as well as projects like Fair Trade gold development at the Association for Responsible […]